Depression at Christmas – A Survival Guide


Christmas can be a tough time for people with depression. Everywhere you look, you are bombarded with happy images in shop windows and on television. Depression Alliance Scotland produced this downloadable PDF to help you through Christmas with some top tips and advice.

It is important to make sure that you put your mental health first this Christmas, so follow these simple tips and have a happy h0liday season.


While this is a Scottish organisation, the advice is still relevent to anyone who is suffering with depression this festive season.

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